Now it’s as simple as connecting to a USB port for any PC user to upgrade from motherboard audio to premium-quality audio for listening to MP3 music or creating MP3 or WMA music from compact discs.The compact, portable Sound Blaster MP3+, slated for availability this month, is priced at only US$59.99 and the Sound Blaster Go! is priced at US$79.99 and is slated for availability in July.
â€œWith more than 200 million sound cards sold, Sound Blaster is the world’s most recognized PC audio brand,â€ said Creative Labs President Craig McHugh. â€œWith the new Sound Blaster MP3+ and SoundBlaster Go!, nobody has to tolerate poor-sounding audio any longer. Just because you have a notebook PC or a desktop PC with motherboard audio, you shouldn’t have to be deprived of Sound Blasteraudio quality. Now every PC and notebook user can hook up a portable Sound Blaster in one easy step and listen to great-sounding music.â€
The lightweight, compact Sound Blaster MP3+ and Sound Blaster Go! are smaller than a typical PDA yet offer a large set of connectivity options, including optical digital input and output plus analoginputs and outputs that include Line-In, Line-Out, microphone input and a headphone jack with volume control. A removable clip also enables convenient attachment to a back of a notebookdisplay.
The Sound Blaster Go! includes high-quality noise cancellation headphones that enable optimal music enjoyment in noisy surroundings. Easily connected by USB, the Sound Blaster MP3+ and Sound BlasterGo! transform any notebook or desktop PC into a premium stereo system. In addition to Bass Boost and a 10-band graphic equalizer to dramatically enhance the MP3 listening experience, the SoundBlaster MP3+ and the Sound Blaster Go! include Creative MediaSourceâ„¢, a full MP3 and WMA creation and management application with a host of music enhancement features:
|Bass Boost and Noise Removal features enable PC users to improve the audio playback quality of MP3 music;|
|10-band graphic equalizer with audio presets enables customization of music playback environments to match specific genres;|
|SVMâ„¢ (Smart Volume Management) matches volume variations across MP3 tracks so no adjustment is needed during playback;|
|Audio Clean-up removes pops and clicks from MP3 and WAV files or recorded material from vinyl records or cassettes;|
|CMSSÂ® 3D (Creative Multi-Speaker Surround) spatializes audio through stereo speakers or headphones.|
Pricing and Availability
The Sound Blaster MP3+ has an estimated street price of US$59.99 and is slated for availability this month; and the Sound Blaster Go! has an estimated street price of US$79.99 and is slated foravailability in July. For more information visit http://www.soundblaster.com/